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Aligned vocational education and training programme

The Sustainability in Finance (SuFi) created a study programme on Sustainable Finance

The project SuFi created a 15 ECTS study programme on Sustainable Finance. The project resulted an open online education module within business education to meet new competence needs. The module is rooted in partner institutions and made available for all, on an open educational platform (Moodle).

To be able to develop a need-based study programme, the project made a survey which mapped the finance service sector professionals’ expectations on future sustainability competence needs among vocational business graduates. The ideation process of the study programme also included views from educational institutions including students.
The study programme includes three modules which can be also studied independently. The modules are following:

  • Sustainable development and climate change (5 ects)
  • Sustainable finance (5 ects)
  • Future megatrends and vocational competences (5 ects)

The study programme was piloted by four partner institutions: Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences (FI), Vocational education and training center "Liepajas State Technical school" (LV), Tartu Vocational Education Centre (EE) and Åland University of Applied Sciences (AX). Totally over 400 students took part in piloting.

The study programme can be accessed through Haaga-Helia Applied Science moodle platform by logging in as a quest and selecting Sustanable Finance project.

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At a glance
  • a survey on future sustainability competence needs was done
  • 15 ECTS open study programme on Sustainable Finance was developed
  • three included modules can be also studied independently
  • four schools and 400 students from Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Åland piloted